Transitional Justice and Civil Society in the Balkans


ISBN: 978-1-4614-5421-2 (Print) 978-1-4614-5422-9 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-14

    Localizing Transitional Justice: Civil Society Practices and Initiatives in the Balkans

  3. Initiatives within the nation states

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-15

    2. Chapter

      Pages 17-31

      Civil Society and Post-communist Transitional Justice in Romania

    3. Chapter

      Pages 33-50

      Dealing with the Past in Post-war Croatia: Perceptions, Problems, and Perspectives

    4. Chapter

      Pages 51-67

      The Failure of Macedonian Post-communist Transitional Justice: Lustration, Between Cleansing and Parody

    5. Chapter

      Pages 69-85

      How Activists See Civil Society and the Political Elite in Bosnia: Relevance to Prospects of Transitional Justice

    6. Chapter

      Pages 87-103

      The “Transitional Citizen”: Civil Society, Political Agency and Hopes for Transitional Justice in Bosnia–Herzegovina

    7. Chapter

      Pages 105-121

      Transitional Justice in Albania: Historical Burden, Weak Civil Society, and Conflicting Interests

    8. Chapter

      Pages 123-140

      Truth in the Shadow of Justice

  4. Transnational civil society practices

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 141-141

    2. Chapter

      Pages 143-162

      Structured Encounters in Post-conflict/Post-Yugoslav Days: Visiting Belgrade and Prishtina

    3. Chapter

      Pages 163-180

      What About the Women? Transitional Justice and Gender in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Northern Ireland

    4. Chapter

      Pages 181-199

      ‘Pillar of Shame’: Civil Society, UN Accountability and Genocide in Srebrenica

    5. Chapter

      Pages 201-215

      Afraid to Cry Wolf: Human Rights Activists’ Struggle of Transnational Accountability Efforts in the Balkans

    6. Chapter

      Pages 217-237

      From International Courts to Grassroots Organizing: Obstacles to Transitional Justice in the Balkans

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 239-244